Reports of person ‘brandishing a belt’ in Lewes sparks police response

Police responded to reports of a person ‘brandishing a belt’ in Lewes yesterday.

A Sussex Police spokesman said officers were called to the Cliffe area at 3.42pm to a report of a group of youths running from a number of adults.

Police responded to the reports in Lewes yesterday (September 3)

Police responded to the reports in Lewes yesterday (September 3)

It was reported that one of the adults was brandishing a belt, said the spokesman.

A number of officers, including a dog unit, arrived at the scene a few minutes later, he said, but there was no sign of any altercation.

He added: “A short time later, there was another report of a 13-year-old boy from Lewes receiving minor injuries, not believed to require hospital treatment, in an assault in the town.”

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